Russian bagatelle


Definition of Russian bagatelle

: a childish variation of bagatelle employing holes, pins, arches, and bells

called also cockamaroo

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First Known Use of Russian bagatelle

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Russian bagatelle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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